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## Roger Cotes

Roger Cotes FRS was an English mathematician, known for working closely with Isaac Newton by proofreading the second edition of his famous book, the *Principia*, before publication. He also invented the quadrature formulas known as Newton–Cotes formulas, and made a geometric argument that can be interpreted as a logarithmic version of Euler's formula. He was the first Plumian Professor at Cambridge University from 1707 until his death... Read More

Born | 10 July 1682 Burbage, Leicestershire, England |
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Died | 5 June 1716 (aged 33) Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England |

Fields | Mathematician |